NBA trade deadline: Latest news and reaction


The 2020 NBA trade deadline has officially passed, but it was a final stretch full of deals in the Association.

The flurry of moves was highlighted by the four-team, 12-player megadeal involving Clint Capela, the Miami Heat‘s deal to land veteran Andre Iguodala and the Golden State WarriorsMinnesota Timberwolves swap of D’Angelo Russell and Andrew Wiggins.

Get all of the news, intel and analysis from our experts here, including trade grades and any post-deadline updates.

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Biggest deadline deals

Warriors, Wolves swap Russell and Wiggins

The Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade D’Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a deal that includes Andrew Wiggins, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Warriors also get a 2021 top-3 protected first-round draft pick and a 2021 second-round pick and will send Jacob Evans and Omari Spellman to the Timberwolves.

Clippers land Marcus Morris in 3-team deal

The LA Clippers, New York Knicks and Washington Wizards have agreed to a three-team trade that will send Marcus Morris and Isaiah Thomas to the Clippers, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Jerome Robinson will join the Wizards, while the Knicks will receive Moe Harkless and a 2020 first-round draft pick, according to sources.

Pistons to send Drummond to Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a deal for the leading rebounder in the league, Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons, sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Drummond is a two-time All-Star but has an opt-out in his contract for next season. The Pistons had been shopping him, believing he would become a free agent and they would lose him. Sources say they will get John Henson, Brandon Knight and a second-round draft pick in 2023.

Miami wins Andre Iguodala sweepstakes

The Miami Heat have agreed to trade Dion Waiters, Justise Winslow and James Johnson to the Memphis Grizzlies for Andre Iguodala, Solomon Hill and Jae Crowder, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday. The Minnesota Timberwolves later joined the deal, acquiring Johnson from the Grizzlies in exchange for center Gorgui Dieng, sources told Wojnarowski. Along with the trade, Iguodala has agreed to a two-year, $30 million extension with Miami, sources said. The extension includes a team option.

Clint Capela to Atlanta in 4-team, 12-player megadeal

The Houston Rockets acquired the Minnesota TimberwolvesRobert Covington and traded center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks as part of a four-team, 12-player deal on Tuesday night, league sources told ESPN. One of the NBA’s most expansive trades in nearly 20 years saw the Timberwolves acquire two first-round picks, including Houston’s 2020 pick, which they moved on to the Denver Nuggets for guard Malik Beasley and forward Juan Hernangomez, sources said.



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